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Stock markets extended gains on Tuesday as Russian President Vladimir Putin quelled fears of immediate conflict in Ukraine.
Decades of diplomacy ushered Russia into the international tent, where Western powers seemed mostly content to ignore aggression on its borders.
Putin's decision to avoid an escalation of tensions with Ukraine should not be interpreted as a response to market turmoil in Russia.
Geopolitical tensions between Ukraine and Russia has accelerated the rally in Nymex oil prices that started in the week of January 18.
US stocks fell sharply and gold rose as tensions grew over the situation in Crimea.
Russian television isn't pulling any punches when it comes to what it thinks about Ukraine and the United States.
Russia may be able to threaten Europe with nat gas disruptions, but that leverage doesn't extend to the United States.
Germany needs to lead in negotiating an economic solution to the rapidly escalating standoff on the Crimean peninsula, said Jim O'Neill.
Crimea may seem a nondescript piece of land to fight over – but its strategic position has made it a battleground between Russia and the West before.
Carmakers may be rolling out turbo-charged vehicles at the Motor Show in Geneva but carmakers are facing continuing uncertainty.
Euro zone manufacturing activity slowed slightly in February to 53.2, according to Markit's purchasing managers index (PMI).
Severe U.K. winter floods and storms will cost insurers around £1.2 billion ($2.0 billion), but the hit to the sector's earnings could be "limited".
Inflation in the euro zone is "way below" the European Central Bank's goal, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Monday.
Demand for new homes in France has failed to rebound after two poor years and industry professionals are now worried 2014 will be a "black year" for the sector.
Russia took a financial hit over its military intervention in neighbouring Ukraine, with its markets and currency plunging on Monday as President Vladimir Putin's forces tightened their grip on the Russian-speaking Crimea region.
Ukraine mobilized after Russia's Vladimir Putin threatened to invade in the biggest confrontation since the Cold War.
Russian banks raised dollar and euro exchange rates to record highs on Sunday amid the crisis in Ukraine, Dow Jones reported.
The prospect of the U.S., Europe and Russia edging ever closer to blows –- diplomatic or otherwise -- over Ukraine looks increasingly real.
If Crimea tries to secede from Ukraine with Russian support, there's almost nothing Ukraine could do to stop it.
Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said "nationalist, pro-fascist gangsters" had forced him from power.
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